To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to report cost and benefit findings
Blue Coat demonstrated bandwidth reduction of up to 95%, and up to 40 times faster response time across all the WAN conditions. Find out more about how the joint solution provides a tremendous improvement in the user experiences of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise for all WAN conditions tested in this complimentary white paper.
The SAP® BusinessObjects™ Cloud solution offers all analytics capabilities for all users in one product. In the boardroom, at the office, or in front of a customer, you can discover, analyze, plan, predict, and collaborate in one integrated experience designed expressly for the cloud. Read the solution in detail to learn how to turn instant insight into quick action.
With SAP® BusinessObjectsT Web Intelligence® software, companies can perform sophisticated ad hoc reporting and analysis. Powerful functionality and an intuitive user interface enable your people to turn data into insights, improve decision making and productivity, and share knowledge across the enterprise.
Read this white paper by Don Tapscott and explore the criteria best-in-class retailers use for selecting business intelligence solutions. Companies that effectively harness the vast quantities of information that IT systems generate - both within the corporation and outside its walls - are poised to gain competitive advantage.
Many US companies find themselves acting like Wait-and-See, Inc. They interpret the switch from US Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to IFRS as a matter of compliance rather than an opportunity to become more globally competitive by improving key internal processes.
Organizations of all sizes across nearly every industry sector are facing unprecedented macro-market forces that are driving them to seek new business intelligence (BI) tools to achieve their corporate objectives. Traditional BI systems generally require dedicated staff to generate meaningful analysis, but the analysis is still difficult to share. As a result, many departmental managers and end users have relied on simple spreadsheets, which require significant manual effort and provide limited insight.
As a midsize company, you need to be faster and more focused than your bigger competitors. The SAP® BusinessObjectsT Edge Strategy Management application helps you develop the business agility to quickly align resources and execute changing strategies to drive efficiency and profitability.
To manage performance efficiently, midsize companies need a unified planning, budgeting, and consolidation solution. The SAP® BusinessObjectsT Edge Planning and Consolidation application streamlines the planning process and produces management reports that instill confidence and reduce business risk.
SAP® BusinessObjectsT Edge BI software is ideal for midsize companies wanting to improve business intelligence (BI) processes and get an edge on the competition. It can help you address just about any BI requirement - and leverage the applications, data sources, and platforms your company already uses.
Sanjay Poonen lends his insights on the market drivers for this BI revolution, and explains what it all means for SAP customers. The article also features SAP ecosystem partners highlighting how SAP customers can unleash the power of information to truly innovate their business.
Learn how SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand offers complete, integrated business intelligence that extends your reporting and analysis of data in the Salesforce application from salesforce.com. This software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution is free to try and requires no dedicated hardware or software installation.
FreshDirect found it very challenging to get operational insights from its information systems. In order to improve, it was critical to FreshDirect that they select a BI technology that allows the company to measure and report on operational metrics across departmental applications without requiring the building of IT-intensive data marts. With this requirement as one of the key selection criteria, the company evaluated multiple vendors. Download this case study to learn more.
When the economy slows, many businesses react by retrenching and cutting costs. While cost reduction is important, companies often overlook equally critical strategic decisions-opportunities to use business information to strengthen product and service offerings and emerge ahead of the competition. Find out how you can use business intelligence (BI) to avoid the most common mistakes companies make in a down economy.
Become acquainted with the script logic functionality available in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.x, version for SAP NetWeaver. Review use cases for script logic, its architecture, various ways to execute it, and a few basic key words. Designed for individuals who will be end users of SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation or who require a product overview. The goal is to work with the SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Web interfaces.
Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading BI platforms. Companies studied in this comparison are IBM (Cognos, DB2 with BLU Acceleration), SAP (BusinessObjects, HANA), Oracle (Business Intelligence, Exadata) and Microsoft (Business Intelligence, SQL Server).
His conclusion? "DB2 with BLU Acceleration should not only provide better performance in the first place but also provide consistent performance, with a corresponding requirement for less hardware and less cost."